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Winning the Holidays, Step One: Upgrade Your Kitsch

News flash: Thanksgiving is next week.

Which means, officially, that the holiday season is upon us. And while you might think it’s all fun, cuddling, togetherness and games... it’s not. It’s a competition. And we’re going to help you win it, in this new ongoing series we’re calling “Kempt’s Guide to Winning the Holidays.” (Catchy, right? We’ll be tagging it all, so you can find it here.) And for our inaugural post, we’re starting with the utmost basics: your holiday kitsch.

Here are the five upgrades to your holiday kitsch that should prepare you mentally, physically and reindeer-sweater-ly for total holiday domination...»

The Leg, The Moon, and the Mansion

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Just Long Enough to Reach the Ground: Esquire declares the return of the leg…via the well-cut slit skirt. [Esquire]

To the Moon, Alice: Commuting from the moon is getting really expensive… [BlackBook]

Mansion on the Hill: You haven’t seen tragedy until you’ve seen the look in a billionaire’s eyes when he walks away from a $750 million mansion. We don’t blame him: those stone lions look pretty sweet. [Luxist]

Bear Alert: Seth Rogen is set to appear on the cover of Playboy. We predict it will be the only issue anyone actually reads for the articles. [Page Six]